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Anne Ostholthoff is 20 year education leader and advocate with a passion to inspire teachers to create dynamic classrooms that will motivate students to learn, graduate and be great. Recognized as a dynamic force by leading education groups/individuals and the business community, Anne
is uniquely equipped to bring people and organizations together in close collaboration for a common goal.

Recent Blog Posts

New Book by Paul Tough
The Ignite Show

An Interview with Paul Tough: The Hidden Power of OUR Character

I was recently invited by Paul Tough’s publisher (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) to interview  him  about his new book “How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity and the Hidden Power of Character”.  In our...

November 7, 2012 - 12:24pm
A tender memory of feet in the sand with my son!
The Ignite Show

Remember the Simple, Good Things

So, I’m starting a business and launching a TV show and it is such intense work -- of course it is also very fulfilling as I’m working in service to teachers! But WOW – my goodness, the intensity! It...

October 12, 2012 - 8:03am
Anne Interviewing Educators as they Arrive!
The Ignite Show

The Inaugural Bammy Awards – We were there!

The Bammy Awards were held in Washington DC on September 15, 2012. We filmed the entire event for you to see. Never before have I seen educators celebrated with such joy to this high level of...

September 27, 2012 - 5:54am
Sam Chaltain
The Ignite Show

Teachers - Sharing What You Do Can Attract Professional Respect!

These two articles do a great job amplifying how critical it is for teachers to share the mystery and mastery of the teaching profession with more people! 1.) Laurie Calvert says that teachers need...

September 5, 2012 - 5:40am
The Ignite Show

A Technology Guru Encourages Asking Students to Lead!

Recently on the show we produced with Georgia Governor Deal, I introduced one of our Thought Leaders in Residence here at The Ignite Show: Vicki Davis. I shared the clip below with Gov. Deal that you...

September 4, 2012 - 5:13am